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Worthington FFA crowns stars
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Rock County Library receives grant
Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
Wine & Canvas event is Friday
Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
Column: In ACA case, context is critical
Column: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinata
Letter: Dayton's roads and bridges plan deserves support
Letter: New host family is big part of exchange student's month
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
Linda Jean Hoskins
Jeanette Henning Piccirelli
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Data: March 3, 2015
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
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August 19, 2014
School board kicks off the year
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education had its first meeting of the 2014-’15 school year Tuesday evening. The board was presented information on the school’s “World’s Best Workforce Plan” and had a public hearing on three property tax abatements. Additionally,...
August 19, 2014 - 8:00pm
March 18, 2014
District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS). During the Tuesday meeting,...
March 18, 2014 - 9:36pm
March 11, 2014
District 518’s turn to hear Nobles Home Initiative
WORTHINGTON — Having already presented to the Worthington City Council and the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, Abraham Algadi made District 518 his latest stop Tuesday morning. Algadi, manager of the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC), spoke to district...
March 11, 2014 - 8:56pm
March 4, 2014
County addresses housing
WORTHINGTON — A program to encourage new housing development locally passed its first hurdle Tuesday with unanimous approval from the Nobles County Board of Commissioners to offer a five-year tax abatement on all new single family and multi-unit housing projects within the county. With...
March 4, 2014 - 9:04pm
January 9, 2012
City tax plan facing overhaul
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington City Council members decided Monday night to redirect the Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee to explore other alternatives pertaining to construction of single-family dwellings. Their decision stemmed from the rejections of the city's proposed tax...
January 9, 2012 - 9:38pm
December 20, 2011
Tax abatement motion fails at school district level
WORTHINGTON -- Members of the Worthington School District 518 Board approved a levy of $4,885,083 payable for 2012 Tuesday night, following a...
December 20, 2011 - 9:48pm
December 8, 2011
County bows out of tax abatement plan
WORTHINGTON -- In a 3-2 vote Thursday morning, Nobles County Commissioners denied a motion to join the City of Worthington and District 518 schools...
December 8, 2011 - 9:13pm
November 15, 2011
Two school board members to be appointed for abatement negotiation
WORTHINGTON -- In an attempt to proceed with the tax abatement program proposed by the Worthington Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee, the Worthington School District 518 board of education approved a motion for two members to be appointed to represent the board in a meeting with...
November 15, 2011 - 9:36pm
November 8, 2011
Tax abatement proposal still sparks controversy
WORTHINGTON -- After meeting with city and school board officials and having several discussions during board meetings, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday decided once again to delay a decision on an economic development proposal hoped to increase new home construction. The proposal,...
November 8, 2011 - 8:25pm
October 18, 2011
District 518 discusses tax abatement plan
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard informed the board of education that Worthington School District 518 will not have...
October 18, 2011 - 9:23pm
June 17, 2010
Brief: Windom council OKs co-op abatement
WINDOM --The Windom City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a tax abatement request from New Vision Cooperative for its $1.1 million-plus expansion project. The city will abate taxes for just the added valuation of the property when the project is complete. Depending on when...
June 17, 2010 - 7:49pm